Lumba Sumba TrekThe newly opened trek by the Trekking Agencies Association of Nepal (TAAN) in 2012, Lumba Sumba trek is located in the eastern part of Nepal between the Mount Kanchenjunga (8586m, the third’s highest mountain in the world) and Mount Makalu (8485m). This trekking route was inspired by the name of the peak called Lumba Sumba which is at an altitude 5200m. This exciting and new trekking trail follows the part of The Great Himalayan Trail, which offers you to view the Makalu Himal, Kanchenjunga Himal, beautiful Villages like Olangchung Gola and Tamor and Arun river systems.
Lumba Sumba trek is connected between two conservation areas that are; Kanchenjunga conservation area and Makalu conservation area where we can see the different varieties of flora and fauna including endangered species of Snow Leopard and Red Panda. Passing through the alpine grasslands, subtropical forest and low river valley we will go to explore the culture of Limbu, Sherpa, Rai, Gurung, Magar, Newar, Tamang and their cultural heritage like monasteries, Chhortens, Temples, Praying wheels, etc. Best time to trek this area is an autumn season (October and November) and spring season (April and May).
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5177 m/ 16984.9ft
This newly opened Lumba Sumba trek is connected between Kanchenjunga conservation area and Makalu conservation area so you can see the different varieties of flora and fauna. This trek has many attractive places like you can view Makalu Himal, Kanchenjunga Himal, Tamor and Arun River systems, beautiful villages and endanger Snow Leopard and Red Panda.